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  • In two separate tests performed by German trucking magazines, the Volvo FH with I-Save came out on top for fuel economy. “This really confirms that our hard work is paying off. And with our new engine updates, the Volvo FH with I-Save will be even more fuel-efficient,” says Peter Franzén, Product Manager Engines at Volvo Trucks.

  • The passenger side turn is one of the most difficult traffic situations to handle when driving a truck in a city. Volvo Trucks’ accident research shows that an accident can occur even when the driver has looked to make sure no cyclist or pedestrian is coming. Anna Wrige Berling, Traffic and Product Safety Director at Volvo Trucks, tells us how these observations led to the development of the passenger corner camera.

  • Over the past decades, the number of fatal accidents involving heavy trucks has significantly decreased. However, they still make up around 15% of all traffic deaths in EU. The Volvo Trucks Accident Research Team (ART) has deep knowledge about which accidents are most common and why they happen.

  • A Volvo electric truck must perform perfectly in any type of climate. To ensure this happens, we test our trucks in extreme weather conditions, such as the snowy cold winter nights in Arjeplog near the Arctic Circle in the north of Sweden.

  • Now the first independent energy efficiency test with a fully loaded heavy-duty electric Volvo truck has been done in Germany. The electric truck exceeded its official range and used 50% less energy than its diesel counterpart.

  • Business story

    01/30/2019

    Breaking new ground 

    At the Brønnøy Kalk mine in Norway, autonomous Volvo FH trucks are being tested, transporting limestone along a five-kilometre stretch. This is Volvo Trucks’ first autonomous solution in real operation. The aim is to greatly improve the mine’s productivity and safety.

  • Business story

    12/10/2018

    Master of the forest 

    He was runner-up at this year’s Volvo Driver Challenge World Final and is a real master at fuel-efficient driving. Timber truck driver and owner Bert ‘Knatte’ Johansson knows how to get the most out of every drop – and his Volvo trucks.

  • Inside Volvo

    12/10/2018

    Electric transition made easy 

    Electric trucks are about more than batteries and charging stations – they can help improve working conditions for drivers and increase profits for transport companies. Three Volvo Trucks experts help navigate an electric future.

  • The assignment

    12/10/2018

    Where nature rules 

    The roads in south-western Norway are amongst the most challenging in the world. When you’re driving a 50 tonne combination with a load of live fish in sloshing water tanks, the complexity becomes extreme.

  • Celebrate Volvo FH

    10/31/2018

    The D12 engine – a paradigm shift 

    When the D12 engine was launched 1993, it was truly a revolution. Some said Volvo was ten years ahead in time. Göran Nyholm, now a retired Volvo engineer, tells us the story from the beginning.

  • Celebrate Volvo FH

    10/31/2018

    Safety as a cost saver 

    Volvo FH, one of the world’s safest trucks, is an innovation leader in high quality safety features. Together with the driver’s conscious safety mindset, investing in safety features can contribute to cost savings for transport companies. We met Carl Johan Almqvist, Traffic & Product Safety Director at Volvo Trucks, to talk about how.

  • She was not even born when the first Volvo FH was launched in 1993. He had been on the assembly line for years at the same point in time. Meet Nesma and Daniel, now colleagues at the Volvo engine plant in Skövde where the important FH engine comes alive.

  • Celebrate Volvo FH

    10/31/2018

    25 Volvo FH Heroes 

    The Volvo FH is the truck of the drivers. But before it reaches the driver, it passes the minds and hands of a vast number of passionate employees. Here are 25 of the heroes working hard to make every Volvo FH contribute to your business success.

  • Tech Product

    08/17/2018

    A clearer view 

    Urban areas can be challenging environments for truck drivers. This is why the newly updated Volvo FE Low Entry Cab has been designed to improve visibility, safety, ergonomics and productivity.

  • Digitalisation is rapidly reshaping society and the transport industry is no exception. Carina Holm, Services Manager at Volvo Trucks, explains how launching Volvo Connect, a single interface for information and services, will make customers’ lives easier.

  • R&D

    08/17/2018

    Licensed to grille 

    Seen from a distance, the grilles on the front of the Volvo FH and FH16 are unmistakable and iconic. They are also highly practical. So what lies behind the design?

  • Business story

    08/17/2018

    It’s Volvo come rain or come shine 

    The Swedish family firm Sanfridssons has been driving Volvo trucks since the company started back in 1961. Twenty-five years ago, it became one of the first transport companies in the world to buy a Volvo FH.

  • Tech Product

    08/17/2018

    Gothenburg going green 

    In 2019, Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe. But already this year, a few Volvo FL Electric trucks will be operating on the streets in Volvo Trucks’ Swedish hometown of Gothenburg – a city with green ambitions. They are part of a plan to create new types of neighbourhoods and make the city more attractive.

  • Transport story

    08/17/2018

    The big delivery 

    One of the world’s largest paper packaging machines is currently being built in Sweden. Austrian truck driver Roland Lehbrunner set out on a long journey to deliver two 22-metre-long silos to the construction site in Grums.

  • Tech Product

    08/17/2018

    Engineered to be safe 

    A new, updated Volvo Dynamic Steering is set to increase safety and driver comfort even further while giving drivers more control and better stability and reducing occupational injuries. Welcome to Volvo Dynamic Steering 2.0.

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